List Email Connector
Modern way of commenting on list items on your SharePoint. Send updates to list items using your Emails
Compatibility: 2013 2016
Update SharePoint lists with your comments on the go using Emails
This utility plugin allows SharePoint 2013 users to directly comment on List Items by having them to directly reply to the Emails generated by event receivers attached to those lists.
Upload the farm solution beyondintranet.listemailconnector.wsp and deploy it to a particular web application
Navigate to a subsite for which you want the lists to be updated via emails
On this subsite, Activate the feature "BeyondIntranet.ListEmailConnector" from the Site Settings > Manage Site Features page
On activating the feature, navigate to the Site Contents page and look for a list named "Email Connector Configuration"
In this list, Enter the:
ListName: Provide the list name for which you want the email alerts (mandatory field).
Field Name Send Email To: Specify the field Name which holds the recipients username to whom the email is to be sent. For instance – “Assigned To” or “Members” (mandatory field)
Field Name Update by Email: The field which is to be updated as comments from the body of the email read from the mailbox. For instance - Comments, Discussion
(Note: This field should be multiline field with “Allow Append changes” enabled in the list settings - Mandatory field)
Fields to include in Email: Any other fields from the list which you want in your email Body. (mandatory Field)
Part 2 - Configure Task in Task Scheduler
Open and update the Appconfig.xml file and update the username, password for the email, mail-exchange server, root site url, port number and SharePoint credentials
Update the Path of the Project in the batch file task scheduler configuration.bat
Run the updated batch file named task scheduler configuration.bat from the extracted folder on your SharePoint server to create a task in the Task Scheduler on your SharePoint server